Quicker food choices driven by taste

If you want your diet to be healthy, take time in deciding the food you are about to pick, suggests a study, noting that quicker food choices are driven by taste and not health.

How to have healthier grocery shopping

The grocery store can be a tricky place and even the most knowledgeable shoppers can end up putting mistakes in their cart. But with a few tricks up your sleeve, it's not all that tough to make smart decisions at the store.

Blueberries don't improve night vision

 Contrary to claims by health food advocates, researchers have found reason to doubt that the blueberries help most healthy people see better in the dark.

Adopt healthy eating habits to stay fit
Adopt healthy eating habits to stay fit

Eating healthy does not have to be difficult. If you develop a routine of adopting positive healthy practices, eating healthfully can become second nature.

Why our brain picks pizza over salad

Scientists have revealed why does our brain makes us go for junk food over healthy meals.

Eat wild tomatoes for better health

Scientists are looking at ways to develop tomatoes that have higher antioxidant traits, just like wild tomatoes that have such properties in abundance.

You are as old as what you eat!

n a finding that could help rejuvenate ageing immune cells, scientists have demonstrated how an interplay between nutrition, metabolism and immunity is involved in the process of ageing.

Indulge in healthy food, but mind the portion

Indulging in health food items to cut flab? Make sure you know how much to eat as it is possible overdose of right food can prevent you from losing weight.

Indulge in healthy food, but mind the portion

Indulging in health food items to cut flab? Make sure you know how much to eat as it is possible overdose of right food can prevent you from losing weight.

Recipe: Feta green salad with mango vinaigrette

A fresh market greens and Feta salad with mango vinaigrette

Singapore launches `healthy plate` replacing `healthy food pyramid`

Singapore`s Health Promotion Board Friday said it has launched a chart named "My Healthy Plate" to replace the well-known food pyramid for a healthy diet.

Paris Hilton quits junk food

Paris Hilton has given up junk food! Thanks to it, she has lost weight and feels much better about herself.

Five surprising health benefits of Pumpkin!

Many of us don`t know the wondrous health benefits of pumpkin. In fact, this big orange orb is jam-packed with nutrients and is one of nature`s nutritional powerhouses.

Top five healthy snacks to munch on

Soon after lunch, your alertness goes for a toss and you reach out for a cup of coffee. Leave that aside and consume sin-free food items like raw vegetables with hummus, oatmeal and organic nut bars.

New Year resolution - indulge in healthy diet

It`s the start of 2014 so make your body feel better by following simple diet changes.

Indulge in healthy food a la celebs

Do you envy hourglass figures of Hollywood celebrities Gwyneth Paltrow and Tyra Banks? They believe in eating healthy food. So, it`s time to inculcate similar eating habits like sipping vegetable smoothies and trying out various types of fish dishes to stay fit.

Eating out in, home food out!

As per the latest household spending data released by the National Sample Survey Office, the proportion of household expenditure on dining out has increased steadily from 19 per cent in 2000 to over 30 per cent in 2012.

Meryl Streep picked unhealthy habits for film role

Meryl Streep took help of cigarettes and alcohol to prepare for her role in ‘August: Osage County’.

Nutritional labels on menus force people to order less unhealthy meal

A new study has revealed that diners are likely to choose a less calorie-based meal when nutritional labels are mentioned on restaurant menus.

Street vendors campaign as healthy food providers

On the occasion of World Food Day Wednesday, street food vendors across the country launched a campaign to promote their potential to provide healthy and nutritious food.